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About Us

Family promise of Lawton is a community-wide, non-profit corporation dedicated to assisting newly homeless families find the stability they need to acquire their own housing, jobs, or financial independence. During the time a family is enrolled in Family Promise, approximately twelve area churches provide the temporary housing, meals, and related support for up to four families on a weekly basis. Family promise of Lawton is an affiliate of the National Family Promise program headquartered in Summit, New Jersey. Large numbers of volunteers located within the twelve churches form the heart of Family Promise of Lawton, Inc.


Board of Trustees for 2017

Brett Wagner, President
Mark Scott, Vice President
Brenda Towe, Treasurer
Eli Williamson, Secretary
Albert Johnson, Sr., Member
Steve Brock, Member
Esther Jones, Member
Kate McClure, Member
Vicki Spurgeon, Member
Brandon Johnson, Member
Brandon Dollarhite, Member
Wuanita Carroll, Member
Thomas Lewis, Member
 
Network Director: Courtney Risch
Case Manager: Nina Tucker
NICOA site assistant: Patricia Reed
Van Drivers: Emily Shelter & Wendy Kirby
Maintenance: Floyd Ballard
 

Board of Trustees' 2017 Board Meeting Dates
 
Meetings are held at the Corporation's Day Center, 901 17th Street, Lawton, Oklahoma
(Notice required by the Oklahoma Open Meeting Act)

The Board of Trustees of Family Promise approved the following meeting dates for calendar year 2017:

Monday, January 23, 2017, 5:30 pm
Monday, February 27, 2017, 5:30 pm
Monday, March 27, 2017, 5:30 pm
Monday, April 24, 2017, 5:30 pm
Monday, May 22, 2017, 5:30 pm
Monday, June 26, 2017, 5:30 pm
Monday, July 24, 2017, 5:30 pm
Monday, August 28, 2017, 5:30 pm
Monday, September 25, 2017, 5:30 pm
Monday, October 23, 2017, 5:30 pm
Monday, November 27, 2017, 5:30 pm
Annual Meeting of the Corporation, 
Saturday, December 2, 2017, 2:00 pm 
at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 
2105 NW 38th Street, Lawton, Oklahoma


Hosting Churches in the Family Promise Network

 

Aldersgate United Methodist
Blessed Sacrament Catholic
St Paul's United Methodist
Bethlehem Baptist
Spread the Word Ministries
Friendship Penacostal
Holy Cross Lutheran
First Presbyterian
First Christian Church
Centenary United Methodist Church

Training volunteers as mentors to homeless families

Organizing congregations to provide shelter, meals, and comprehensive support services to homeless families.

Promoting and supporting the growth of new communities of congregations

Searching for adequate housing and support services for low-income families